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New frontiers in endourology
Bhaskar Somani
Challenges of urine-based molecular assays for the detection of urothelial cancer
Joep J. de Jong, Kim E. M. van Kessel, Monique J. Roobol, Joost L. Boormans


The future of penile prostheses for the treatment of erectile dysfunction
John P. Lindsey II, Tom F. Lue, Alan W. Shindel

Review Article

The role of robotic surgery in the management of renal tract calculi
Thiru Suntharasivam, Ankur Mukherjee, Angus Luk, Omar Aboumarzouk, Bhaskar Somani, Bhavan Prasad Rai
Method of alkalization and monitoring of urinary pH for prevention of recurrent uric acid urolithiasis: a systematic review
Guido Maarten Kamphuis, Jons Wouter van Hattum, Prim de Bie, Bhaskar K. Somani
Pictorial review of tips and tricks for ureteroscopy and stone treatment: an essential guide for urologists from PETRA research consortium
Bhaskar K. Somani, Achilles Ploumidis, Athanasios Pappas, Steeve Doizi, Omikunle Babawale, Laurian Dragos, Emre Sener, Michele Talso, Tzevat Tefik, Peter Kronenberg, Esteban Emiliani, Luca Villa, Guido Kamphuis, Silvia Proietti, Olivier Traxer
The evolving role of lymphadenectomy for bladder cancer: why, when, and how
Vignesh T. Packiam, Matvey Tsivian, Stephen A. Boorjian
Optimisation of shock wave lithotripsy: a systematic review of technical aspects to improve outcomes
Su-Min Lee, Neil Collin, Helen Wiseman, Joe Philip
Current management and management controversies in early- and intermediate-stage of nonseminoma germ cell tumors
Salim K. Cheriyan, Marilin Nicholson, Ahmet M. Aydin, Mounsif Azizi, Charles C. Peyton, Wade J. Sexton, Scott M. Gilbert
Robotic renal surgery for renal cell carcinoma with inferior vena cava thrombus
Selma Masic, Marc C. Smaldone
Defining risk of micrometastatic disease and tumor recurrence in patients with stage I testicular germ cell tumors
Ryan P. Werntz, Scott E. Eggener
The role of diagnostic imaging in the primary testicular cancer: initial staging, response assessment and surveillance
Kerry L. Thomas, Daniel Jeong, Jaime Montilla-Soler, Sebastian Feuerlein
Handling and protecting your flexible ureteroscope: how to maximise scope usage
Khaled Hosny, Jennifer Clark, Shalom J. Srirangam
Supine percutaneous nephrolithotomy: tips and tricks
Silvia Proietti, Moises Elias Rodríguez-Socarrás, Brian Eisner, Vincent De Coninck, Mario Sofer, Giuseppe Saitta, Maria Rodriguez-Monsalve, Carlo D’Orta, Piera Bellinzoni, Franco Gaboardi, Guido Giusti
A primer on extramammary Paget’s disease for the urologist
Joon Yau Leong, Paul H. Chung
Value of systematic sampling in an mp-MRI targeted prostate biopsy strategy
Martin J. Connor, Saiful Miah, Rajiv Jayadevan, Christopher C. Khoo, David Eldred-Evans, Taimur Shah, Hashim U. Ahmed, Leonard Marks
The laser of the future: reality and expectations about the new thulium fiber laser—a systematic review
Peter Kronenberg, Olivier Traxer
Testis-preserving strategies in testicular germ cell tumors and germ cell neoplasia in situ
Pia Paffenholz, David Pfister, Axel Heidenreich
Fertility considerations in men with testicular cancer
Neel V. Parekh, Scott D. Lundy, Sarah C. Vij
Prostate cancer biology & genomics
Hayley Whitaker, Joseph O. Tam, Martin J. Connor, Alistair Grey
Contemporary lymphatic interventions for post-operative lymphatic leaks
Bill S. Majdalany, Ghassan El-Haddad
Evolving therapies for Peyronie’s disease: how can we work towards new drugs?
Uros Milenkovic, Jolien Duponselle, Trinity J. Bivalacqua, Maarten Albersen
Minimally invasive therapies for Peyronie’s disease: the current state of the art
M. Ryan Farrell, Matthew J. Ziegelmann, Laurence A. Levine
A systematic review of salvage focal therapies for localised non-metastatic radiorecurrent prostate cancer
Christopher C. Khoo, Saiful Miah, Martin J. Connor, Joseph Tam, Mathias Winkler, Hashim U. Ahmed, Taimur T. Shah
Penile sparing therapy for penile cancer
Henry Han-I Yao, Shomik Sengupta, Justin Chee
Safety and efficacy of ureteroscopy and stone fragmentation for pediatric renal stones: a systematic review
Adele Whatley, Patrick Jones, Omar Aboumarzouk, Bhaskar K. Somani
Current and future trends in men’s health clinics
Justin J. Houman, Sriram V. Eleswarapu, Jesse N. Mills
The role of penectomy in penile cancer—evolving paradigms
Sarah O’Neill, Mitchell Barns, Filip Vujovic, Mikhail Lozinskiy
Inguinal lymph node dissection for penile cancer: a contemporary review
Jiasian Teh, Catriona Duncan, Liang Qu, Glen Guerra, Vignesh Narasimhan, Toan Pham, Nathan Lawrentschuk
Development of patient-derived xenograft models of prostate cancer for maintaining tumor heterogeneity
Changhong Shi, Xue Chen, Dengxu Ta
Towards a better testicular sperm extraction (TESE): novel sperm sorting technologies for non-motile sperm extracted by microdissection TESE
Cathy L. Mangum, Darshan P. Patel, Alexander R. Jafek, Raheel Samuel, Tim G. Jenkins, Kenneth I. Aston, Bruce K. Gale, James M. Hotaling
Reusable flexible ureterorenoscopes are more cost-effective than single-use scopes: results of a systematic review from PETRA Uro-group
Michele Talso, Ioannis K. Goumas, Guido M. Kamphuis, Laurian Dragos, Tzevat Tefik, Olivier Traxer, Bhaskar K. Somani
Open retropubic radical prostatectomy
Ryan Pereira, Andre Joshi, Matthew Roberts, John Yaxley, Ian Vela
Latest advancements in ureteral stent technology
Antonio De Grazia, Bhaskar K. Somani, Federico Soria, Dario Carugo, Ali Mosayyebi
Targeting the cancer lesion, not the whole prostate
Nishant Bedi, Deepika Reddy, Hashim U. Ahmed
Comprehensive men’s health and male infertility
Jeremy T. Choy, Michael L. Eisenberg
Surgical salvage in patients with advanced testicular cancer: indications, risks and outcomes
Ryan W. Speir, Clint Cary, Timothy A. Masterson
Techniques of robotic radical prostatectomy for the management of prostate cancer: which one, when and why
Shuo Liu, Ashok Hemal
Systemic therapy for primary and extragonadal germ cell tumors: prognosis and nuances of treatment
Bilal A. Siddiqui, Miao Zhang, Louis L. Pisters, Shi-Ming Tu

Original Article

Urethral atrophy is now a rare cause for artificial urinary sphincter revision surgery in the contemporary 3.5 cm cuff era
Rachel L. Bergeson, Yooni A. Yi, Ryan C. Baker, Ellen E. Ward, Michael T. Davenport, Allen F. Morey
Dutasteride in the long-term management of stuttering priapism
Ryan C. Baker, Rachel L. Bergeson, Yooni A. Yi, Ellen E. Ward, Allen F. Morey
Preventing the need for revision surgery after penile plication reconstruction of Peyronie’s deformities
Rohit S. Reddy, Yooni A. Yi, Jorge Fuentes, Rachel L. Bergeson, Michael T. Davenport, Allen F. Morey
Long-term device survival and quality of life outcomes following artificial urinary sphincter placement
Timothy C. Boswell, Daniel S. Elliott, Laureano J. Rangel, Brian J. Linder
An update on oxidized regenerated cellulose (fibrillar™) in reducing postoperative corporal bleeding following inflatable penile prosthesis surgery
Avery R. Wolfe, Michael T. Davenport, Alexander T. Rozanski, Nabeel A. Shakir, Ellen E. Ward, Mary L. West, Allen F. Morey
Balloon dilation performs poorly as a salvage management strategy for recurrent bulbar urethral strictures following failed urethroplasty
Yooni A. Yi, Alexander T. Rozanski, Nabeel A. Shakir, Boyd R. Viers, Ellen E. Ward, Rachel L. Bergeson, Allen F. Morey
Ureteroscopy in patients with spinal cord injury: outcomes from a spinal injury unit and a review of literature
Sarah Prattley, Rachel Oliver, Francesca New, Melissa Davies, James Brewin
The value of cystatin C and urinary and serum neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin during the perioperative period of renal transplantation
Feng Li, Linkun Hu, Xiaojun Zhao, Wenqing Ge, Hao Pan, Wei Zhang, Yufeng Jiang, Xu Xu, Jianquan Hou, Jinxian Pu
The comparison of transurethral versus suprapubic catheter after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Ze’an Li, Kaiwen Li, Wanhua Wu, Qiong Wang, Xiaoming Ma, Chunhao Lin, Shengmeng Peng, Yiming Lai, Fen Wang, Hai Huang
Long-term sequelae of inflatable penile prosthesis: clinical characteristics of patients who develop distal cylinder tip extrusion
Jorge L. Fuentes, Yooni A. Yi, Michael T. Davenport, Rachel L. Bergeson, Ellen E. Ward, Allen F. Morey
An open-label, single-arm pilot study to evaluate the efficacy of daily low dose tadalafil on depression in patients with erectile dysfunction
Jin Bong Choi, Kang Jun Cho, Joon Chul Kim, Chi-Un Pae, Jun Sung Koh
Outpatient buccal mucosal graft urethroplasty outcomes are comparable to inpatient procedures
Maxim J. McKibben, Michael T. Davenport, Partho Mukherjee, Nabeel A. Shakir, Mary L. West, Joceline S. Fuchs, Ellen E. Ward, Rachel L. Bergeson, Jeremy M. Scott, Allen F. Morey
Enhanced ambulatory male urethral surgery: a pathway to successful outpatient urethroplasty
Kevin J. Hebert, Jason Joseph, Timothy Boswell, Jack Andrews, Douglas A. Husmann, Boyd R. Viers
Fate of residual ureteral stump in patients undergoing robot-assisted radical nephroureterectomy for high-risk upper tract urothelial carcinoma
Ram A. Pathak, Ashok K. Hemal

Surgical Technique

Robotic urethral reconstruction: redefining the paradigm of posterior urethroplasty
Timothy C. Boswell, Kevin J. Hebert, Matthew K. Tollefson, Boyd R. Viers

Case Report

Microscopic testicular sperm extraction or post-operative sperm reversal in functional Leydig cell tumor: case report
Zhongyan Liang, Zhanwang He, Chong Chen, Fengbin Zhang, Jingping Li, Jinggen Wu

Editorial Commentary

Are we really seeking for equivalence?—The virtue of the robot is in technology
Aldo Brassetti, Riccardo Mastroianni, Giuseppe Simone
A multi-omics approach to understanding the field effect in bladder cancer
Xue Li, Ali Hashemi Gheinani, Rosalyn M. Adam
Urinary tract infection after radical cystectomy: a vexing problem despite prophylactic antibiotics
Joseph Y. Clark, Jay D. Raman
The challenge of matching assays to biology in DNA damage response biomarkers for response to radiotherapy in bladder cancer
Neil B. Desai, Aditya Bagrodia
Predicting perioperative mortality after radical cystectomy: comorbidity assessment tools are only part of the puzzle
Valérie Fonteyne, Elke Rammant, Karel Decaestecker
CD47 targeted near-infrared photo-immunotherapy: a promising tool combining monoclonal antibodies and photodynamics for treating human bladder cancer
George Bou Kheir, Fouad Aoun, Thierry Roumeguere
Dosimetric and clinical factors predicting quality of life after post prostatectomy radiation therapy: useful tool or not?
Christian Carrie, Gabriel Bringeon
68Ga-PSMA-11 PET accuracy in recurrent prostate cancer
Silvi Telo, Andrea Farolfi, Paolo Castellucci, Stefano Fanti
A new era in the detection of urothelial carcinoma by sequencing cell-free DNA
Yujiro Hayashi, Kazutoshi Fujita
High-resolution microultrasound imaging for bladder cancer: the birth of a new diagnostic tool?
Marta Bottero, Emanuele Alì, Chiara Demofonti, Andrea Lancia, Riccardo Santoni, Cynthia Aristei, Gianluca Ingrosso
Patient decision aids for urinary diversion after radical cystectomy: their potential and pitfalls
Eva Browne, Jack Whooley, Jianwei Wang, Niall F. Davis
The inflammatory potential of diet and bladder cancer risk: results from a prospective cohort study
Christian Daniel Fankhauser, Hugh Mostafid